At this time of the year it would be no problem to get a new game console in “normal” times. You simply pick one up in person in the store or place an online order. But there is still sky-high demand for new game systems after a year of stuck everyone at home for the, and coronavirus-related stock shortages are common.
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As of March 21, no Xbox consoles will be available at regular retail prices in either configuration, but Walmart.com and the Walmart app have theWalmart usually doesn’t offer notice of such a drop more than a few hours in advance, so it will be particularly competitive – you’ll want to set an alarm and act quickly if you want to be in with a chance of a new Xbox.
The $ 500 Xbox Series X is the game console of choice for its 4K video and 120Hz refresh rates. But if you don’t have a 4K TV, thecosts a much more reasonable $ 300. No matter which one you keep your eye on, no store has a steady supply to sell you.
Check here regularly for the latest stock update news. You can also monitor Xbox availability yourself – Twitter is a popular (if not entirely reliable) source of file replenishment rumors. But here at CNET, we occasionally get word directly from retailers and other informers about upcoming inventory replenishments, and when we do, we get the word out immediately.
This is true: it will likely take months for normal stock levels to show up in stores, so getting your own Xbox for the summer will likely be challenging.
After this list of related stories, you’ll find a list of all major retailers (and high-profile resellers) where you can track inventory and availability.
Options for replenishing Xbox Series X
You can find both the Xbox Series X and the cheaper Series S on the same Amazon product page.
This is the product page for the Xbox series on GameStop.
Here you can find the Xbox Series X at Best Buy (when the stock goes down).
You may also want to visit the store’s Xbox landing page to see both new consoles, but here’s the product page for the Xbox Series X.
If you want the latest Xbox Series X news, there’s probably nowhere better than Microsoft’s own Xbox Series X homepage.
This is Target’s product page for the Xbox Series X.
Here you can buy the Xbox Series X from Newegg if the retailer has stock.
We strongly recommend that you wait for stock to appear at regular retailers so that you can purchase an Xbox Series X at its regular retail price. But if you just can’t wait, keep in mind that the average price of the Xbox Series X on eBay is about $ 800.
Are you willing to pay a premium of hundreds of dollars over the list price? We don’t recommend this, but StockX is a reputable eBay-style site that lets you buy a new Xbox – as long as you’re willing to pay $ 650 or more.
This story is regularly updated with the latest Xbox Series X inventory news.
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